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    Community Day: Folk Music Festival

    Art - Fair/Festival

    Saturday, July 18, 2015
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Featuring Art + Market
    Art, Craft, Food, Music, and More! from 10am-1pm on Lancaster Street and in the Museum Lobby. Connect with artisans, farmers, and musicians.

    Enjoy live folk music all day in the Stoddard Garden Courtyard.
    All day long in the Stoddard Garden Courtyard

    SCHEDULE OF LIVE MUSIC

    Stage A
    10-10:45 Iza Jane
    11:15-12 Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards
    12:30-1:15 Lydia Fortune & Phil Nigro and Friends
    1:45-2:30 Cannibal Ramblers
    3:00-4:30 Bow Thayer

    Stage B
    10:45-11:15 Cider Mill Stompers
    12:00-12:30 Danielle Miraglia
    1:15-1:45 Andy Cohen
    2:30-3:00 Big Jon Short

    Market Stage
    10:00-10:45 Ari Charbonneau
    11:00-11:45 Matt Robert
    12:00-12:45 Rich "AD" Leufstedt
    1:00-1:45 Andy Cummings
    2:00-3:00 James Keyes
    * Lineup subject to change

    Contra Dance performances in the Renaissance Court, with Dan Pearl and Floorplay
    Children’s Folk Music Sing Along at 11am and 2pm in McDonough Court; and tribute to Lead Belly, by Big Jon Short

    Stay all day, and picnic in the courtyard!
    Sip Food Cart open 11am-3pm
    - Expanded Menu / Picnic Lunch Available / Watermelon slices for sale
    - Bar in Courtyard serving beer and soda
    Food Trucks will be parked on Lancaster Street from 11am-3pm
    - Wooberry
    - The Dog Father

    American Folk Music Survey
    1pm in the HEW conference room.
    Learn about American Folk Music, listen to an American Folk Music Survey with musicologist Sam Breene & art historian Dan Greenberg covering the origins of folk music in the 17th century all the way through folk revival of the 1950s & 60s.

    Art Carts in the galleries and Art Making all day long in the downstairs studios of HEW wing.
    Make your own folk instrument.

    Studio Workshop 12:30-2:30pm
    Band Boxes: paint your own band box. $10, register in advance at worcesterart.org/education or day of.

    Tours
    12-12:30 Zip Tour (Joan Snyder)
    2-2:30 "American Folk Art, Lovingly Collected" Tour with American Curator, Elizabeth Athens

    Folk Art Festival
    Check out our Folk Art Festival on August 22.

    Cost: Free with museum admission

    Suggested Audiences:Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary, Preschool, Toddler, Infant

    E-mail:information@worcesterart.org

    Last Modified: July 15, 2015 at 3:32 PM

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